Spare Backup to Open Turkish Market for Mobile Backup, Security and Parental Controls
Targeting Major Warrantee and Insurance Providers as well as Large Mobile Telco's Servicing More Than 60 Million Turkish Mobile Phone Customers
MINDEN, Nev., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spare Backup, Inc. (OTCBB: SPBU), a carrier and manufacturer agnostic provider of data backup and security software for smartphones, tablets and PCs, announced today that it has expanded the territory of one of its major European distribution partners to include the country of Turkey. Spare Backup and its partner have targeted major warrantee and insurance providers as well as large mobile telecommunications companies servicing the more than 60 million mobile customers in Turkey.
Mobile usage in Turkey is now widespread and still growing. Mobile phone subscribers increased to more than 60 million in 2011, including about 20 million 3G subscribers. As the mobile revolution in that country continues, the overall mobile penetration rate is estimated to reach 95 percent in 2013, with the biggest gains expected to be in smartphones. The high consumption levels indicated by these statistics have gained Turkey significant international attention in the past few years.
Spare Backup is working with its distribution partner to swiftly solidify relationships with the largest service providers in this segment to enable them to offer Spare's mobile backup, security and parental controls to their respective mobile customers through various product offerings beginning as early as the third quarter of 2012.
Cery Perle, CEO of Spare Backup, said, "As we expand our global footprint, which includes a progressive rollout of partner product launches in North America and Europe, it is important for us to also develop strategic relationships in emerging mobile markets. Turkey is a country where Internet and mobile use is exploding and we intend to capitalize on this growth through partnerships with key mobile service providers to gain an early foothold and become the leading provider of mobile backup and security services in Turkey."
About Spare Backup, Inc.
Spare Backup, Inc. (http://sparebackup.com/) is a leading provider of data backup and security software for smartphones, tablets and PCs. Spare Backup's software enables consumers and small to medium sized businesses to easily protect valuable computer and mobile data quickly, automatically and cost-effectively. Spare Backup software intelligently selects, secures and stores personal and business content on a continuous basis or according to the schedule of the user's choice. It also allows for the integration of that content across various devices and provides enhanced security features to protect valuable data on any lost or stolen devices. Spare Backup software is the first totally automated cloud-based backup service that is distributed on a stand-alone or private label basis through major retail and warrantee service partners in North America and Europe.
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